Watchic Lake Association

News and Events

Invasive Plant Screening Day 2016

On July 17, 2016 a group of 10 WLA board members and volunteers surveyed Watchic Lake for invasive plant species – none were found.  During this survey, 19 native plants were identified. To learn more about the native plants in the lake see the Invasive Plants section if this web ...

Read More

2016 WLA Annual Meeting

THANK YOU to the nearly 70 people that joined us Saturday July 9, 2016 at the Standish Congregational Church. The meeting began with a silent auction and raffle, followed by a lasagna dinner prepared by the Congregational Church. We reviewed our recent “Risk Assessment Report”, h ...

Read More

New Buoy and Water Quality Data Loggers

You may have noticed a small red buoy on the south end of the lake, about mid-way between Watchic Road 5 and East Eleanor Ave. This happens to be the deepest part of the lake (~40 feet or 12.5 m), and an important area for us to monitor. The data gathered from the system connecte ...

Read More

Updated WLA Website – Now Mobile Friendly

Over 60% of web browsing is done from a smartphone or a tablet (e.g. iPad). To provide users a more positive experience on a mobile device, we now provide a “responsive design” to automatically change the screen and menu display to match the device. In addition, we have added mor ...

Read More

Report Suspicious Plants

Should you find plants that you fear are invasive, please contact us as soon as possible. The WLA or a Maine VLMP Monitor will follow up with you. Please provide the following information noted in our Suspicious Plant Form. Note that for any health or safety emergency you should ...

Read More

New Dam Gate Installed

Thanks to a number of WLA volunteers and support from our members, we recently installed a new gate on the dam, replacing the existing 30 year old gate. As a reminder, the dam helps ensure a lake water level that protects the shoreline, protects shoreline structures, and supports ...

Read More

Membership / Donation

Announcements

2017 Dam Report Available

The dam functioned flawlessly for another year. As a reminder, the dam is opened to lower the water...

Read More

Invasive Plant Screening Day 2017

In August and September of 2017, a group of 12 WLA board members and volunteers surveyed Watchic Lak...

Read More
Menu